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Minor in Nutrition

Contact Person:
Kathleen O'Rourke, Chair
101A Dunn, (315) 267-3392,

20 credit hours required.

The Nutrition Minor will provide students with a basic foundation in community health and an overview of health behaviors, as well as an in-depth examination of nutrition. A minimum of 20 hours of credit is required of all students seeking the Nutrition minor. Students must earn at least a 2.0 in each course to receive credit for the minor.

This minor is open to all students regardless of major. Students may use (i.e., “double count”) only two courses to fulfill requirements for both the minor and their major.

To declare the Nutrition minor, contact the chair of the Department of Community Health.

All courses are 3 credits unless noted. Credits are divided as follows:

Core Courses (Credits 17)
HLTH 165 Health: A Lifestyle Approach
HLTH 333 Human Nutrition
HLTH 361 Foundations of Community Health
HLTH 371 Nutrition for Special Populations
HLTH 373 Current Topics in Community Health Nutrition
HLTH 476 Minor Seminar: Nutrition Section (2 credits)

Elective: one of the following (Credits 3)
HLTH 310 Health Disparities
HLTH 375 Navigating the American Diet
HLTH 380 Theory in Community Health
HLTH 430 Human Disease: Patterns, Prevention and Intervention
ANTH 374 Food for Thought: The Anthropology of Eating
SOCI 440 Sociology of Food

For CH Majors: The HLTH electives you choose for the CH Major can not be HLTH 333, 371, 373 or 375. In addition, you must select HLTH 375, ANTH 374, or SOCI 440 as your elective for the Nutrition Minor.